'''Friedrich Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn''' (October 26, 1809 in Mansfeld
, Germany – April 24, 1864 in Lembang
, West Java
), was a German-Dutch botanist
. His father, Friedrich Junghuhn was a barber and a surgeon. His mother was Christine Marie Schiele. Junghuhn studied medicine in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt|Halle
and in Berlin from 1827 to 1831, meanwhile (1830) publishing a seminal paper on mushroom
s in ''Limnaea. Ein Journal für Botanik''.